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  • Horror Film and Affect

    Towards a Corporeal Model of Viewership

    By Xavier Aldana Reyes

    This book brings together various horror theories that have received consistent academic attention since the 1990s – abjection, disgust, cognition, phenomenology, pain studies – to make a significant contribution to the study of moving images of mutilation and the ways in which human bodies are…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Method Acting Handbook

    By Lola Cohen

    The Method Acting Handbook is a concise and practical guide to acting exercises originally devised by the 'father' of the Method, Lee Strasberg. The Method trains the imagination, concentration, senses and emotions to ‘re-create’ – not ‘imitate’ – logical, believable and truthful behavior on stage…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • Stand-Up Comedy

    By Tim Miles

    This book sets out a fresh approach to stand-up comedy. By constructing a theoretical framework using laughter theory, phenomenology and contemporary performance theory, it provides not only a new analytical tool for this genre of performance, but also a means by which it can be understood,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • Artists in the Archive

    Engaging with the Remains of Art and Performance

    By Nick Kaye

    Artists in the Archive: Engaging With the Remains of Art and Performance is a stunning collection of critical writings and original artworks which explore the agency of the archival document. The volume opens up a unique dialogue between artists and scholars, to look at a range of relationships…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism

    Edited by Jo Evans, Julia Biggane, Nuria Triana-Toribio

    While studying the theory and contemporary impact of ‘embodied’ viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development of Visual Studies as a major subject of research and teaching in the field of Hispanic Studies within the UK over the last thirty years. By exploring current routes of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 

  • The Darkroom Cookbook

    Fourth Edition

    By Steve Anchell

    This is the classic guide for analog photography enthusiasts interested in high-quality darkroom work. The fourth edition from darkroom master Steve Anchell is packed with techniques for silver-based processing. In addition to "recipes" for darkroom experiments, this book contains invaluable…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14 
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Jazz and Totalitarianism

    Edited by Bruce Johnson

    Jazz and Totalitarianism examines jazz in a range of regimes that in significant ways may be described as totalitarian, historically covering the period from the Franco regime in Spain beginning in the 1930s to present day Iran and China. The book presents an overview of the two central terms and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 
    Transnational Studies in Jazz

  • Tactical Performance

    On the Theory and Practice of Serious Play

    By Larry Bogad

    Tactical Performance tells illuminating stories of underdogs speaking mirth to power through creative activist performance in the streets of cities around the world. It also provides the first ever full-length practical and theoretical guide to this work. L.M.Bogad,&…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 

  • Beyond Spatial Montage

    Windowing, or the Cinematic Displacement of Time, Motion, and Space

    By Michael Betancourt

    Beyond Spatial Montage: Windowing, or the Cinematic Displacement of Time, Motion, and Space offers an extended discussion of the morphology and structure of compositing, graphic juxtapositions, and montage employed in motion pictures. Drawing from the history of avant-garde and commercial cinema,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Focal Press

  • Rethinking Strategy for Creative Industries

    Innovation and Interaction

    By Milan Todorovic, with Ali Bakir

    Creative Industry practices are increasingly manifested through hybrid models and methods and emerging sub-sectors. With ever finer dividing lines between form and content, product and service, participation and consumption, the distinctions between sectors are increasingly blurred, while new,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

  • Theatrical Unrest

    Nine Riots in the History of the Stage, 1601-2004

    By Sean Mcevoy

    What is it about theatre, compared to other kinds of cultural representation, which provokes such a powerful reaction? Theatrical Unrest tells the compelling tales of nine riots whose cause lies on stage. It looks at the intensity and evanescence of the live event and asks whether theatre shares…

    Paperback – 2016-03-09 

  • Public Relations and Participatory Culture

    Fandom, Social Media and Community Engagement

    Edited by Amber Hutchins, Natalie T.J. Tindall

    While public relations practitioners have long focused on the relationship between organizations and their stakeholders, there has never been a time when that relationship was so dominated by public participation. The new model of multiple messages originating from multiple publics at varying…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

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